Author: Jennifer Schwartz

Unwind the Mind with I Am, I Am, I Am, Featured Book for May

In the autobiographical I Am, I Am, I Am, Seventeen Brushes With Death, Maggie O’Farrell chronicles 17 personal near-death experiences.  Each of the events is recounted in its own essay; some stories are short and fleeting, some are more complicated, with far-reaching consequences.  In telling these tales, she creates a full narrative

Unwind the Mind with “The Hate U Give,” Featured Book for February

In her debut novel, Angie Thomas crafts a story about sixteen year old Starr Carter who witnesses a police shooting of her unarmed best friend.  In the aftermath, Starr is torn between the two different worlds she inhabits — the deeply impoverished neighborhood she grew up in, and the upper-crust